India's agriculture exports rise

India’s agriculture exports rise 17.34% to $41.25 billion

In rupee terms, the country's agriculture exports rose 22.62% in 2020-21 to Rs 3.05 lakh crore. Read more »
Modi government universalises Covid-19 vaccine drive

Govt places orders for 44cr doses of Covid-19 vaccines

The health ministry orders 25 crore doses of Covishield and 19 Crore of Covaxin after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement universalising Covid-19 vaccine drive. Read more »
RBI monetary policy committee keeps rates unchanged

Monetary policy: RBI keeps rates unchanged, cuts growth forecast

RBI monetary policy committee has kept the repo rate unchanged at 4%, the reverse repo rate at 3.35%, and the marginal standing facility rate and the bank rate at 4.25%. Read more »
ADB's GDP growth forecast for Indian economy

ADB predicts 11% growth for Indian economy

The Indian economy will stage a robust recovery aided by the vaccine rollout, stimulus packages, and an uptick in global demand. Read more »
indirect tax collections grew while gst mopup shrank

Indirect tax windfall brings cheer amid bad news on inflation, IIP fronts

Good news on the indirect tax collection front was eclipsed by a 3.6% contraction in IIP, and 5.52% higher retail inflation. Read more »
indirect tax collections grew while gst mopup shrank

Record GST collections back World-bank’s 7.5-12.5% growth forecast for Indian economy

Bullish economic growth projections for the Indian economy will depend on financial sector risks, and the success of measures taken to curb the spread of Covid-19. Read more »
PLI scheme for telecom

Make in India: Govt extends PLI scheme to telecom, networking manufacturers

PLI scheme will boost telecom and networking equipment manufacturing in India with a Rs 12,195 crore outlay over five years. Read more »
safe drinking water supply

Jal Jeevan Mission: Centre to roll out drinking water survey in 10 cities

It is estimated that less than half of Indian population has access to safe drinking water and two-thirds of the country's 718 districts are experiencing extreme water depletion. Read more »
Indian economy GDP growth

GST compensation: Centre transfers Rs 5,000 crore to states

An amount of Rs 95,000 crore has been released so far to the states and UTs with legislature to meet GST compensation shortfall, apart from an additional borrowing permission for Rs 1,06,830... Read more »
Budget 2021 focus on job creation

Covid-19 impact: Indian economy to contract 7.7% this fiscal

The revival in the economy is backed by a 5.8% increase in government consumption expenditure. Read more »